LIPIDS

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Monomers

Lipids have two monomers: fatty acids and glycerol.
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Polymers

Lipids polymers are triglycerides.

Examples of Lipids

Fats, phospholipids, and steroids.

Functional groups

Esters

Common functions of a lipid

Storing energy, mobilization, and utilization, protection of organs, insulation, buoyancy, hormone production

Structure in Realtion to Function

The lipid bilayer helps to protect organs.